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The Latin American Revolution, Part 1 of 4: Venezuela

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    By Asad Ismi and Kristin Schwartz

    The U.S. drive for global empire, to use and allocate all the planet's resources and people for itself, has run unchecked through Africa. It has been stalled by wars and the presence of other powers in south and southwest Asia. Latin America is the only region in the world where U.S. empire has literally been rolled back in the last decade. The once isolated Cuban revolution has been joined by those of Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador, which have elected openly socialist governments dedicated to using their national wealth for the benefit of their own people, and fostering a new regime of international cooperation in resource allocation, in banking, in medicine and media to show humanity what a world without U.S. domination can begin to accomplish. In this first half hour installment of their 4 part radio documentary, the Latin American Revolution, Asad Ismi and Kristin Schwartz examine the impact of the Venezuelan revolution, and explain just why Uncle Sam hates Hugo Chavez so much.

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    Even though Chavez looks poised to win

    the upcoming elections in Venezuela, the US political and media establishment have worked hard to prepare the narrative that we can expect to see roll out immediately afterwards - claims that the election was stolen - yet another attempted 'color revolution'.

    Or likewise..

    they'll frame his longevity in office as a "dictatorship" or "undemocratic." 

    Btw, those colored revolutions fizzled like a "fireworks snake" on the 4th of July, just like the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon.  Long live Hizbollah.  LOL

    As if the US is a democracy and not Versailles on the Potomac, what a bunch of hypocrites.  Carefully read this essay by Greenwald so as not to miss the point:

    http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/index.html

    Excerpt:

    "You want to know why it's so unusual for a U.S. Senate candidate to have what Rove scorned as "the checkered background" of O'Donnell, by which he means a series of financial troubles?  In his interview with me earlier this week, Sen. Russ Feingold said exactly why.  It's not because those financial difficulties are rare among Americans.  This is why:

    It's not a new thing; it's been going on for a couple of decades. If you look even in the Senate, I'm one of the very few people in there who doesn't have a net worth over a million dollars; my net worth is under half a million dollars, after all these years.

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